Chemistry key words

Atom
A small particle from which all substances are made
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compound
a substance made from atoms of different kinds chemically bonded together
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Element
A substance made up of only one kind of atom
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endothermic reaction
A reaction in which heat energy is converted into chemical energy and so cools down
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mixture
more than one substance containing different types of particles that are not chemically bonded together
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molecule
a particle made from atoms joined together
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soluble
when a substance can dissolve in a solvent e.g. salt in water
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solute
the substance that dissolves in a solvent e.g. salt in water
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solution
a mixture of a solute dissolved in a solvent e.g. salty water
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solvent
a liquid in which a solute dissolves e.g. water
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catalyst
a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction but remains unchanged itself
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property
a characteristic or quality in a substance which means that it can be used in a particular way
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inference
a logical conclusion drawn from evidence or information that you have
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combustion or burning
a chemical reaction of a substance with oxygen which forms oxide s
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a substance made from atoms of different kinds chemically bonded together

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compound

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A substance made up of only one kind of atom

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Card 4

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A reaction in which heat energy is converted into chemical energy and so cools down

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Card 5

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more than one substance containing different types of particles that are not chemically bonded together

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